Motivation of health professionals and associates to perform daily job activities

Authors

  • Suvada Švrakić Clinical Center of Sarajevo University and Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bolnička 25, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Amer Ovčina Clinical Center of Sarajevo University and Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bolnička 25, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Elvedin Dervišević Clinical Center of Sarajevo University and Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bolnička 25, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17532/jhsci.2012.45

Keywords:

motivation, intensive care, organizations, health workers

Abstract

Introduction: Motivation is one of the most complex elements of human behavior, it is the subject of debates by which we answer to the question of why someone behaves in a certain way. The aim of this study was
to examine the factors of motivation for health workers and staff in working with diffi cult patients in intensive care units and to evaluate implementation of motivation factors by managers in their daily work with a team of health professionals.
Methods: The study was designed as prospective. It was conducted on 27 employees who work in intensive care units in Clinical Center of Sarajevo University. The survey questionnaire was used with a clear and
concise questions , aimed at testing the factors of motivation for daily work with diffi cult patients, as well as implementation of motivational factors by managers in the organizational unit (OU).
Results: Respondents indicated that motivates them, good organization of work - 10 of them (37%), while 26% of respondents indicated that they are motivated by fi nancial gain. In our study 21 (77%) of respondents
said that their managers infuenced the motivation for a better job. Mobbing at the workplace did not had 80% of respondents, while 8% of respondents stated that they had some form of mobbing, and 12% of respondents give partial response.
Conclusions: The survey showed that most respondents have a good motivation factors for the performance of daily activities to work with diffi cult patients. As the main motivating factors respondents reported
good organization of work, as well as positive examples of their managers.

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Published

15.12.2012

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How to Cite

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Motivation of health professionals and associates to perform daily job activities. JHSCI [Internet]. 2012 Dec. 15 [cited 2024 Apr. 24];2(3):215-9. Available from: https://www.jhsci.ba/ojs/index.php/jhsci/article/view/60

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